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Today, cultural heritage and identity are extremely important topics for the future of Europe. The “Cultural Base: Social Platform on Cultural Heritage and European Identities” project addresses these “hot” topics from a double standpoint, namely an analytical as well as a public policy perspective. CulturalBase now launches an open consultation process on these topics to […]

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The Major Stakeholder Conference (MSC) “Co-creating Agendas for Culture in Europe. Memory, Inclusion, Creativity” will be held in Barcelona (Spain) on 11-13 May, 2016 in the framework of the CulturalBase project, funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program. For more information on CulturalBase and the Conference program, please visit this page. The MSC will […]

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Since the second half of the last century, culture has experienced a profound mutation, through which its position and role in social dynamics have been transformed to constitute an essential basis of today’s society. Cultural digitization and globalization have radically altered the cultural ecosystem and intensified the relationship between cultural identity, cultural heritage and cultural […]

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From the state-of-the-art analysis in each thematic field and the results of the first Workshop, the axis leaders have written a synthetic report for each of the three project axis (cultural memory, cultural inclusion and cultural creativity). These reports are: The mapping of the existing research and related policies from the corresponding thematic perspective, highlighting […]


Jean-Louis Fabiani (Central European University, Budapest) and Nasser Suleiman Gabryel (Cherpa, Institut d’études politiques, Aix-en-Provence In the last fifty years, cultural institutions have been questioned from various points of view, as producing purely nationalist narratives, as controlling the interpretation of icons and texts through symbolic violence, as reproducing social and cultural inequalities instead of reducing […]

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”CulturalBase. Social Platform on Cultural Heritage and European Identities” is the title of the project started by Interarts and several European associates on May 2015 in the framework of the European Union Horizon 2020 programme for research and innovation. CulturalBase aims to contribute to the development of a common focus on the most relevant matters […]